Brandenburg has grow to be a completely owned subsidiary, with all its 110 workers, prospects and suppliers transferring to Pelsis.
The deal marks the second acquisition made by Pelsis within the final two months. The primary was the acquisition of Madrid, Spain-based skilled pest management merchandise companies Sanitrade and distributor Vesta Distribuciones in December.
Brandenburg, which is headquartered close to Dudley within the West Midlands, England, additionally has operations in North America based mostly out of its facility in Saint Charles, Mo. As well as, the corporate has a producing plant within the Pune area of India. Established greater than 70 years in the past, the corporate delivers its merchandise to 140 nations by a global distributor community.
Following the acquisition, Pelsis now has annual income of about $229 million, and employs greater than 700 folks throughout 18 websites positioned all through Western Europe, the US and India.
New CEO and CCO
Pelsis Group additionally introduced the appointment of Derek Whitworth because the interim CEO, which was confirmed by the corporate’s board.
Whitworth was beforehand the CEO of TMD Friction, a worldwide automotive Tier I provider, from 2005 to 2012. He additionally served as govt chairman of automotive remanufacturer BBB Industries from 2014 to 2017.
He’s at the moment govt chairman of silicone launch liner producer Loparex BV, and of laundry options and air merchandising companies supplier CSC Serviceworks Inc, amongst different appointments.
As well as, the board appointed Jan-Derck van Karnebeek as Pelsis’s interim chief business officer (CCO). He’s a 19-year veteran of The Heineken Co., culminating in six years as the worldwide CCO.
He has expertise of natural progress in a fast-moving business-to-business and business-to-consumer setting. He was accountable for the event and rollout of Heineken’s digital business technique, launching two profitable e-commerce platforms.